East Lothian Business Directory
Welcome to the East Lothian Business Directory. If you are looking for retailers, trades or your local café, look no further...there's a wealth of local shopping, leisure and business services available!
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ELC Procurement would like to draw your attention to two current Housing tenders advertised on Public Contracts Scotland: Ref: 501660 Design and Build of 6 flats for East Lothian Council Ref: 497622 Housing Framework for East Lothian Council. This is a Lotted framework and includes design and build. Details of these tenders can be found within the notices but should you have any questions with regards to process or other barriers to bidding please contact email@example.com . Questions with regards to the tender exercise itself should be posted through the Public Contracts Scotland portal.
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EAST LOTHIAN INVESTMENTS LTD 300TH INTEREST FREE LOAN AWARDED East Lothian Investments Ltd a company formed by East Lothian Council in 2001 which offers interest free loans to businesses for the benefit of the countyís economy awarded its 300th loan at the board meeting held on the 14th June 2017. The recipient of the £25,000 loan was the Chocolate Tree Limited and will assist the company with its growth and relocation to new premises. This is the second loan the company has received since its start in 2005 and they currently employ 8 full time and 10 part time staff. The relocation will result in a further 2 additional full time and 4 part time staff being recruited. Since ELIís inception it has received 496 loan applications and awarded 303 loans to a value of £2,518,604. The loans awarded have levered in private sector investment in excess of £13 million and has protected 1,395 jobs and created 661 new posts. Loans have been awarded to a varied range of businesses from hospitality , retail, engineering, food & drink and business services and are open to start ups and existing businesses and can be used for any purpose apart from paying of existing debt. Loans up to £25,000 are available repayable over 60 months.
The new schedule of free Business Gateway workshops are available to book - just type in the following link - https://www.bgateway.com/events?region=east-lothian&keywords to get yourself booked on! Workshops running are Get Real Results from your Website, Managing for the first time, Bookkeeping, Intermediate Social Media for Business, 2 Day Business Start-up Workshop, Starting a Consultancy, Mastering Selling Skills, Business Expenses What Can I Claim, Trading online and PR on a Shoestring.
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